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Fedder Name Meaning

English: variant of Feather. North German, Dutch, and Danish: from the Frisian personal name Vetter, meaning ‘relative’. Relationship terms were commonly used as personal names in Friesland.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Vedder, Tedder, Fedders, Fedde, Fender, Reder, Fedler, Feder, Felder

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Fedder Family Origin

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Fedder Family Occupations

What did your Fedder ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fedder. The most common Fedder occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Fedder's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fedder family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Keeps House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Fedder ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Fedder Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fedder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fedder census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Fedder. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Fedder. For the veterans among your Fedder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fedder Life Expectancy

What is the average Fedder lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Fedder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Fedder in 1953 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fedder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fedder ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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